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AECOM Senior OT/ICS Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior OT/ICS Engineer to be based in our Arlington, VA office.

The OT/ICS Engineer will be responsible for the following items:

What You Will Do:

Under the direction of the Cyber Security Manager

  • Provide review and design requirements for operational technology or systems supporting facility related controls in the built environment.

  • Responsible for collecting regulatory requirements and developing functional specifications.

  • Ensure the availability and accuracy of Operational Technology systems per contractual requirements.

  • Travel to field sites for charettes and collaboration involving OT systems, as necessary.

  • Track, document, and report on the progress of projects as well as day-to-day activities

  • Participate as a team member in significant efforts that involve cross-functional collaboration

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.


Minimum Requirements :

  • BA/BS in Automation, Electronics or Computer Science (IT) or related degree, plus four (4) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

  • Ability to maintain/obtain security clearance up to TS/SCI

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Have a broad experience in computer and network systems, including IT/OT security, cyber-related regulations, NIST requirements, NERC CIP, IEC 62443 UFC 4-010-06

  • Recommend Certifications: COMPTIA Security+, SANS GICSP, GRID, GCIP, and ISC2 CISSP, SSCP

  • Experience with operational technologies such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS).

  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the capability to identify solutions to unusual and complex problems

  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in a wide range of OT security technologies, embedded security, and network platforms

  • Solid understanding of L2/L3 networking and architecture

  • Able to demonstrate understating of business principles and operational security practices specific to engineering and/or security consulting

  • Possess excellent presentation skills, including presentation development, numeracy and analysis skills, and advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated capability to produce reports suitable for delivery to both technical and non-technical audiences, and strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Have the ability to productively work with no supervision with demanding due dates, this is a 100% remote position

  • Has a solid foundation of understanding or analysis of client business practices and goals; develops and formulates solutions to client problems on assigned projects

  • Has broad technical knowledge but possesses an area of specialization or focus

  • Be willing to travel up to 30%, domestic and international

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ISO 27001, ISA/IEC 62443, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-82, NIST CSF, and NERC CIP Standards preferred

  • Hands-on technical configuration and implementation of cyber security standards and controls preferred

  • Experience with security engineering principles, various cybersecurity assessment methodologies, security control implementation, and validation, and system life-cycle practices, preferred

  • Experience with operational technologies such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS).

  • Understanding IT and OT network communication protocols (including BACNET IP / MSTP, Niagara Fox Protocol, Modbus, IEC 61850,OPC, OPC UA, and PROFINET).

  • Ability to manage multiple high priorities simultaneously

  • Under limited supervision, responsible for the creation of work plans and task definitions

Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10083333

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Remote